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Solar access in energy conscious urban design

Patrick Joseph Meehan

Solar access in energy conscious urban design

a selected bibliography

by Patrick Joseph Meehan

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

  • Solar energy -- Bibliography.,
  • Solar access rights -- Bibliography.,
  • City planning -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick J. Meehan.
    SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A-1153
    LC ClassificationsZ5853.S63 M44 1984, TJ810 M44 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2929855M
    ISBN 100880669039
    LC Control Number84165423

      Due to the complexity of built environment, urban design patterns considerably affect the microclimate and outdoor thermal comfort in a given urban morphology. Variables such as building heights and orientations, spaces between buildings, plot coverage alter solar access, wind speed and direction at street level. Energy-conscious design can be very varied. The shape of such buildings depends on their function, their size and the climate. Figure 2The designed building The designed building is a three-storey house built on a slope. My originalconceptual designof the building met the requirements of energy-conscious design, while the structural design had.

    @article{osti_, title = {Solar envelope}, author = {Knowles, R L}, abstractNote = {The premise that solar energy use in urban areas requires public assurance that all property owners have direct access to the sun is examined in the context of urban rebuilding and future commercial and residential development. The public policy mechanism for assuring solar access is a solar zoning. Table 1: A conceptualized climatic-conscious urban design methodology (Ali-Toudert and Ben-salem ) Concept Objectives Indicators Observations Solar access Street profile H/W Orientation / Sun O p e n n e s s t o t h e s k y Nocturnal cooling street profile H/W-The depth of a street canyon H/W depends on the solar orientation: E-W allows.

    @article{osti_, title = {Design connection: energy and technology in architecture}, author = {Crump, R W and Harms, M J}, abstractNote = {Six prominent architects probe the relationship of formal architectural design to both building technology and human values. Examining the history of architecture in terms of human, material, and technological resources, they shed new light on the. energy and energy cost performance for a large num­ ber of design solutions. Accurate energy code-compliant base-case computer models give the design team typical energy and energy cost pr ofiles for a building of similar type, size, and location to the one they ar e about to design. The design team uses this information to develop a design.

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The concept of solar energy conscious design has emerged worldwide with the growing number of high-rise apartment buildings. It is important to think of maximizing solar energy utilization in buildings through architectural design strategies. This should lead to the setting up of mandatory regulations on both urban and building design by: Climate Conscious Architecture and Urban Design in Jordan - Towards energy efficient buildings and improved urban microclimate be designed for solar access.

The urban codes of Amman were found. Remains a crucial issuel in fact, among the various design strategies aimed at energy efficiency standards required, pursuit of those who use solar energy are determined. In the face of such costs created by the public authorities and the legal constraints, the current legislation does not guarantee the solar right in the urban : Michele Lepore.

Climate-conscious urban design for Amman 97 7 Conclusions and recommendations Testing as support for energy efficiency of buildings Software development as support for energy efficiency of buildings Thermal requirements for building elements Climate-conscious urban design 8 References Urban Morphology and Energy Consumption: Simplified Tools for the Estimation of Energy Needs and Solar Income at the Urban and District Level: /ch Urban form matters in assessing the energy consumption of buildings.

This chapter introduces three useful tools to assess the environmental impact of the. The effects of urban and building design parameters on solar access to the urban canyon and the potential for direct passive solar heating strategies.

Energy Build. 47, – [Google Scholar] Littlefair, P. Passive solar urban design: Ensuring the penetration of solar energy. Applied on an urban scale, the work makes a case for access and equity that can directly affect policy. He flips through a copy of a later book, Sun Rhythm Form (), and points to a diagram that shows the arrangement of multifamily units on a site.

“We were pushing for the highest density and a range of housing types,” he recalls, and acknowledges the continued need for a diversity of. The aim of the passive solar R + D project in Pécs, Hungary is to yield justifications for climate- and energy-conscious building design under specific Hungarian technical-economic and climatic circumstances by designing, executing and monitoring an experimental house while.

Solar access requirements constitute a significant aspect for the performance of buildings and for the image of cities.

The solar envelope is a method used during the schematic design phase to determine the maximum volume that buildings cannot exceed to guarantee good access to direct sunlight in streets and on neighboring facades. However, two major shortcomings exist that prohibit the use of.

This work presents a simple design tool for the consideration of solar rights in urban design that was developed by the use of the computer model SustArc Capeluto and Shaviv, ).

2. Territorial and Urban Measurements, Marius Paulescu and Viorel Badescu. Sky Luminance Models, Matej Kobav and Grega Bizjak. Satellite Images Applied to Surface Solar Radiation Estimation, Bella Espinar and Philippe Blanc. Worldwide Aspects of Solar Radiation Impact, Benoit Beckers.

Local Energy Balance, Pierre Kastendeuch. The esoteric-sounding term taken up by the GSD broadly describes the use of solar-responsive design approaches in shaping cities and buildings. would guarantee solar access in urban areas—as. Energy, water and food security. This part introduces the 15 Principles of Green Urbanism as a conceptual model and as a framework for how we might be able to tackle the enormous challenge of transforming existing neighbourhoods, districts and communities, and how we can re-think the way we design, build and operate in future our urban settlements.

International research on sustainable architecture ascertained the responsibilities of urban forms for buildings’ energy‐environmental performances, highlighting the necessity to broaden the field of intervention in urban design. Furthermore, goals concerning the sustainable city increased design complexity, due to the involvement of different interrelated disciplines, which modified.

This compilation updates Library of Congress Science Tracer Bulletemphasizing the literature on three solar topics--passive solar architecture, photovoltaics, and solar thermal engineering. However, many of the sources listed in the Abstracting and Indexing Services Section also provide references to literature on other aspects of solar energy and its applications.

By these means, a density objective in urban area can be achieved with\ud certain parameters with a potential to form energy-conscious courtyard design.\ud Solutions for optimising the use of solar energy in courtyard housing\ud layout in future housing development are categorised into (1) efficient layout\ud planning, which include the range.

This information may be useful in building design, solar energy system design, photography, and other applications. Design Building-integrated photovoltaic designs for commercial and institutional structures: a sourcebook for architect s / Patrina Eiffert, Gregory J.

Kiss. BIPV (building-integrated photovoltaic) Golden, CO: National Renewable. The use of daylight for the inhabitants health and comfort purposes and for the energy efficiency of buildings influences significantly the shape and outlook of urban environments. The solar envelope and solar collection surface are methods to define the massing of buildings for direct solar access requirements.

They have been recently improved to be used in the design of buildings in relation. solar access on buildings and cities to deal with energy and spatial conditions to save urban morphology.

(Capeluto, ; Košir et al., ; Lau et al., ; Benoit, ) The general objective of this paper is to explore urban design which allows solar access within the. This book presents the main principles for designing buildings and neighborhoods with increased potential to capture and utilize solar energy.

It discusses practical issues in the design of the built.The potential of energy-conscious traditional design of dwellings has been recognised with its direct and sometimes sophisticated response to local climatic conditions in recent years. Courtyard forms, which provide heat, light, ventilation and other functions for buildings surrounding it, are found in many high density urban environments around the world.Les Tumidaj, et al., Solar Access Design Manual, Office of Environmental Services, City of San Jose, Calif., Brenda and Robert Vale, Green Architecture: Design for an Energy-Conscious Future.

Boston: Bulfinch, Sim Van der Ryn and Peter Calthorpe, Sustainable Communities: A New Design Synthesis for Cities, Suburbs, and Town.